Links

Education and patient resources

EyeCare America
Helpful resources and information for patients. Sponsored by the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
http://www.eyecareamerica.org

WebMD
Helpful resources and information regarding general health.
http://www.webmd.com

All About Vision
Consumer information about eye health.
http://www.allaboutvision.com

DMV Vision Test Form
If the Department of Motor Vehicles requires a vision test by your eye care specialist for licensing decisions, you may download and use this form.
http://dmv.ca.gov/forms/dl/dl62.pdf

Professional societies

American Academy of Ophthalmology
http://www.aao.org

American Society of Retina Specialists
http://www.asrs.org

Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
http://www.arvo.org

American Medical Association
http://www.ama-assn.org

American Diabetes Association
http://www.diabetes.org

Voluntary and non-profit foundations

Macular Degeneration Foundation
Non-profit medical research and education foundation.
http://www.eyesight.org

Foundation Fighting Blindness
Non-profit medical research and education foundation.
http://www.blindness.org

American Macular Degeneration Foundation
Non-profit medical research and education foundation.
http://www.macular.org

Women’s Eye Health
Dedicated to education regarding eye conditions posing a greater risk of vision loss in women.
http://www.womenseyehealth.org

Prevent Blindness America
A leading volunteer eye health and safety organization.
http://www.preventblindness.org

Research to Prevent Blindness
A leading voluntary research organization in support of eye research.
http://www.rpbusa.org/rpb

The Braille Institute
http://www.brailleinstitute.org

Center for the Partially Sighted
http://www.low-vision.org

Government agencies

National Eye Institute
Part of the National Institutes of Health. Helpful resources and information for patients.
http://www.nei.nih.gov/index.asp

Medicare
http://www.medicare.gov

Medicaid
http://www.cms.hhs.gov/home/medicaid.asp

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